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THEY SAID IT COULDN'T BE DONE

They experts said it was physically impossible for a human being to run a mile in four minutes. Our bone structure was all wrong, the wind resistance was too great, our lung power was inadequate. There appeared to be a 101 reasons why it could not be done!

Then one day (May 6th 1954) a 25yr old Englishman called Roger Bannister proved that the doctors, the trainers, and the athletes themselves were all wrong. And to the unbelief of everybody Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile.

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